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Pina's Bistro

€€ - €€€Italian
640 W 1st St Ste C, Tustin, CA 92780-2928
+1 714-730-5442
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“penne” (4 reviews)
“veal chop” (4 reviews)
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640 W 1st St Ste C, Tustin, CA 92780-2928
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visit on a Monday. Seemed like all locals and repeat visitors. Food was a close to an Italian flavor I've had. Service was friendly and informative (nice description of selections and flavors). They have a small number of tables on the sidewalk adjacent...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The food at Pina’s is amazing! The pasta is homemade. The sausage is homemade. This is the best Italian restaurant anywhere around! The only thing better than the wonderful food is the service! Pina and her daughter, Felicia, are great hosts! All I can say...More

Thank Rick999999
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Great food, great wine, great service, felt like we were part of the family by the time we left!!. We had lasagna, chicken marsala, salmon..,all great, salad was excellent too

Thank ral513
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The woman owner is a talented Italian chef. The sausage is flat-out terrific. She will customize your pasta to your taste. Very simple house lettuce salad with entrees but dressing is very good. Bread is ordinary. Pizza available at lunch only. Some decent wine options...More

Thank princpinot
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Pina's is exactly as described in reviews below. It's a tiny place, get a reservation on Open Table if you want to try it on a weekend night. Likewise, parking is difficult on weekends. To begin with, there's no place but outside to wait for...More

Thank WorthHaving
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I have eaten at this restaurant and the food was good, the service was excellent with friendly smiling.

Thank D4360CEkevinn
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Pina's is located in a nondescript strip center on 1st street near the western edge of Tustin, close to both the 5 & 55 freeways. Including alfresco seating in front, there is room for about 30 guests. You will need reservations on Friday and Saturday...More

Thank CA_KDM
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a small family-owned restaurant and is a favorite of the locals--many who dine there once a week. The food is fresh, authentic, and delicious! My lasagna and my husband's penne with sautéed sausage were both perfect.

Thank Dyanne2014
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Always eat here when in town. Just the best veal chops served with side of spaghetti. Your choice of sauce Family owned. Service was excellent as always It's a small place so you might need a reservation It's a hidden gem. You need to try...More

Thank lope1430
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Pina's Bistro is a tiny hole in the wall type restaurant. My husband and I have been going there for years. The decor hasn't changed because everyone is too busy cooking and serving customers. If the Italian dish is not on the menu, Pina will...More

Thank FreddyDoodle
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13 February 2017|
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Response from JEKaslow | Reviewed this property |
You'd have to ask them. My bet is they will. The pasta is excellent if that is also acceptable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
23:00 - 21:00
23:00 - 21:00
23:00 - 21:00
23:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 640 W 1st St Ste C, Tustin, CA 92780-2928
    (Yorba Lynda)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: +1 714-730-5442
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